Jay Ameratunga

Jay Ameratunga obtained his BSc degree from the University of Sri Lanka, MEng from AIT, Bangkok and PhD from Monash University in Australia. He has over 30 years experience and is currently a Senior Principal at Coffey Geotechnics Pty Ltd, Queensland. His expertise is in the areas of soft soils, construction and numerical analysis, and he works predominantly on infrastructure and marginal lands projects.

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Articles By Jay Ameratunga

Planning for the Future - Ground Improvement Trials at the Port of Brisbane
Planning for the Future – Ground Improvement Trials at the Port of Brisbane

Historically the consolidation of reclaimed land takes about 10 years, but with the urgent need for land expansion, new ground improvement techniques are being tested to shorten the timeframe for preparing the land for use.

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